New Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Installed
Written by admin on December 7, 2015
In his goodwill message on behalf of the Federal Government at the coronation of the monarch today, the Vice President said the land of Ife was blessed with the choice of a young and virtuous son in Oba Ogunwusi.He asked the new Ooni to take the responsibility of leading the people on the path of virtue very seriously.
Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, officially presented the staff of office to the new Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi.
The staff of office was presnted to Ooni Ogunwusi at exactly 1:50 pm, officially marking the start of his reign as the 51st traditional ruler of Ile Ife.
Aregbesola, while handing the staff of office to Oba Ogunwusi, urged him to partner other chiefs and mobilise the people for development of his kingdom during his reign.
Oba Ogunwusi emerged as the new Ooni after a long battle amid controversy.His emergence followed the death of Oba Sijuwade, the former Ooni.Ogunwusi is a prince from the Giesi Ruling House.